Sunday, November 24, 2013

How to Kill a Vampire: Fangs in Folklore, Film and Fiction Review

Liisa Ladouceur

ECW Press

       Among the sea of vampire books out there on the market, How to Kill a Vampire is something for both horror and non-horror fans. It looks at the how to defeat and defend yourself against the vampires. While chronicling the development of vampires in fiction and the origins of the first cases of vampirism. Even investigating the different countries with each own folklore in vampires. Outside of covering the origins of vampires, defending yourself from them, and the different ways to kill vampires. It offers whole chapters on the various of weapons to combat a vampire, famous fictional vampire slayers, and the compelling vampire suicide. It covers everything from the original Dracula novel to Twilight series with other famous titles spread across the length of book.
Halloween ended about a month ago, but How to Kill a Vampire makes a perfect gift for the upcoming holiday season. If you consider an expert in vampires, this book is a fun and educational experience that will expend your insight on this subject. -Panagiotis Drakopoulos

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